Robert Armstrong '63ATHLETIC HALL OF FAME

Robert Armstrong

Class of 1963

WRESTLING AND FOOTBALL

 

 

Spouse’s name

Jana Regehr Armstrong

 

Major(s)/minor(s) while at Millikin

History and Political Science

 

Current employer and job title

Real Estate and Landlord

 

Why did you choose Millikin?

It was suggested by my football coach at Evergreen Park High School who had been a coach at Millikin.
 

Please list some of your Big Blue stats and athletic achievements:

On the first wrestling team and also on the undefeated 1961 football team
 

Aside from athletics, what activities have you participated in during your time at Millikin?

SAE Fraternity activities
 

What is your most memorable moment as a Millikin student-athlete?
Winning the CCIW college football championship the undefeated year.
 

What MU professor, coach or staff member made the greatest impact on you, and why?

Don Shroyer ’50, the football coach
 

What are some of your accomplishments since graduating from Millikin?

Becoming a successful Real Estate Investor and a long-time Landlord in Chicago’s Lincoln Park
 

Apart from supporting the Big Blue, what is your favorite pastime?

Sailing Lake Michigan and traveling
 

How has your experience as a Millikin athlete prepared you for professional or personal success?

Positive mentoring by Chuck Ross, the wrestling coach, and Coach Shroyer
 

What advice would you give to current MU students about preparing for life after graduation?  

Work at something you are passionate about!
 

Other family member(s) who have attended Millikin:

My brother, Jack Armstrong